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New York Times, Thursday, April 26, 2012

Author:
Julian Lim
Editor:
Will Shortz
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Julian Lim

This puzzle:

Rows: 15, Columns: 15 Words: 74, Blocks: 36 Missing: {JQVZ} Spans: 1 This is puzzle # 7 for Mr. Lim. NYT links: Across Lite PDF
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© 2012, The New York TimesNo. 0426 ( 22,815 )
Across
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With 40-Across, a chorus line ... or a hint to this puzzle's theme : ITS
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Astronomer's accessory : TRIPOD
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Where dolphins perform tricks : SEAWORLD
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A fresh start? : NEO
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Painter of many nudes : RENOIR
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Kind of sandwich : CLUB
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Snack on a stick : CANDYAPPLE
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Capital city on the Daugava River : RIGA
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___ de Margarita : ISLA
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Imports, as elevator music : PIPESIN
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The Treaty of Versailles ended it : FIRSTWORLDWAR
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Hebdomadally : AWEEK
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Southeast Asian language : LAO
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Campus org. for ensigns-in-training : NROTC
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Oto neighbors : OMAHAS
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Turnips, e.g. : ROOTCROP
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See 1-Across : ASMALLWORLDAFTERALL
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Chug : TOSSDOWN
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Punctual : ONTIME
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Cover many subjects? : REIGN
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Sigma follower : TAU
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Prefix with lineal : MATRI
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Secret, e.g. : DEODORANT
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Drive mad : UNHINGE
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Just : MERE
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Lo ___ : MEIN
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Oscar-winning song from "Aladdin" : AWHOLENEWWORLD
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It might come off the shelf : BERG
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Customize for : GEARTO
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"Has Anybody Seen My ___?" (1920s song) : GAL
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Europe, Asia and Africa : OLDWORLD
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First in an order : ABBESS
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___ 10 (acne-fighting medicine) : OXY
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Part of many a firm's name : INC
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___ Party : TEA
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Young fellow : SON
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Lovers' plan : TRYST
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Long-running MTV show, with "The" : REALWORLD
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Hocked : INPAWN
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Result of rampant inflation? : POP
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Like some safety boots : OILPROOF
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Eins + zwei : DREI
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Thread holder : SCREW
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Beethoven honoree : ELISE
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___ Doggie (old cartoon pooch) : AUGIE
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Group making billion-dollar loans : WORLDBANK
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Insult, slangily : DIS
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Arizona and Arizona State joined it in '78 : PACTEN
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Parade part : FLOAT
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"___ dead!" : IAMSO
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Is peripatetic : ROAMS
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Orchestrate : ARRANGE
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In ___ (altogether) : TOTO
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Experiences : HAS
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Apollo 11 astronaut : ALDRIN
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Plum look-alike : SLOE
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Old PC part : CRT
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Indian sauce with coriander and cumin : RAITA
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"___ River" : OLMAN
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Il ___ (it rains: Fr.) : PLEUT
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Realm of many searches : WORLDWIDEWEB
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"I've had enough!" : NOMORE
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Jumbo beginning? : MUMBO
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Slippery as ___ : ANEEL
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Place for a yellow ribbon : THIRD
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1970 Hugo Award-winning novel by Larry Niven : RINGWORLD
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Shoulder muscles, for short : DELTS
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Many people like to take these apart : OREOS
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Nicktoons character : REN
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Lady ___ : GAGA
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Old Testament book before Zephaniah: Abbr. : HAB
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Bighead : EGO
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Floor cover : WAX
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Possessing much life experience : WORLDLY

Answer summary: 8 unique to this puzzle, 2 debuted here and reused later, 1 unique to Shortz Era but used previously.

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